Tracie Johnson (TU Law ’18), Equal Justice Works Fellow, joins the podcast to discuss the early rollout of Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate program. She also discusses her fellowship project with Community Legal Services, focused on helping women of color overcome unique barriers to post-conviction employment. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.
David K. Inscho (Note/Comment Editor, Temple Law Review, Volume 75), partner at Kline & Specter, joins the podcast to discuss a proposal before the Civil Procedural Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that would no longer limit professional malpractice claims to the county of injury. The proposal would place professional-malpractice plaintiffs on similar footing […]
Scott F. Cooper (Managing Editor; Pennsylvania Project, Temple Law Review, Volume 65), co-chair of Blank Rome’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, joins the podcast to talk about Philadelphia’s new Fair Workweek, the minimum-wage debate, and how the #MeToo movement is impacting employers and workers. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.
Dina Schlossberg (TU Law ’85), deputy director and senior attorney at Regional Housing Legal Services, joins the podcast to discuss the state of affordable housing in Philadelphia, root causes for the shortage, and efforts and proposals on the state and local level to fill the gap. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.
Kaitlin M. Gurney, an associate at Pepper Hamilton, joins the podcast to discuss media law, libel suits, and the rights of news reporters. Gurney (Note/Comment Editor, Temple Law Review, Volume 82) also shares her thoughts on how social media and consumer preferences are impacting the news industry. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.
Jonathan Grode (TU Law ’08), U.S. Practice Director at Green and Spiegel, joins the podcast to discuss the evolving landscape of business immigration law. Grode, who serves as an adjunct professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law, also shares humanitarian considerations and an anecdote from 2017’s travel ban. The episode is available on both SoundCloud and […]
Professor Stefanie A. Lindquist (Editor-in-Chief of Temple Law Review, Volume 61) joins the podcast to discuss the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Lindquist serves as deputy provost and vice president for academic affairs at Arizona State University and has written extensively on the Court, including in her book, “Measuring Judicial Activism.” The […]
The Parliament Podcast welcomes Judge Nelson Diaz (LAW 1972) to discuss his forthcoming memoir, “Not from Here, Not from There.” The book chronicles Diaz from his youth in the Bronx to his ascent to becoming the first Latino judge to serve in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, general counsel for the Department of Housing and Urban […]
Temple Law Review, Volume 91 has launched the publication’s first podcast. In its first episode, the podcast welcomes Steven Silver (TU Law ’13) to discuss the Supreme Court’s Murphy v. NCAA decision, local adoption of sports betting, and related considerations such as integrity fees and data agreements. The episode is available on both SoundCloud and YouTube.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld Philadelphia’s soda tax today. The appeal had centered on whether the city council exceeded statutory limitations on its powers with the sweetened-beverage tax. “[T]he Sterling Act conferred upon the City of Philadelphia a broad taxing power subject to preemption, while clarifying that ‘any and all subjects’ are available for local […]